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By Lisa See -
Life for women in Jeju, a remote Korean island, is very different than in other places. Here women are the breadwinners, working outside ...Read Review
By Susan Fletcher -
Clara Waterfield grew up in the early years of the 20th century with the rare medical condition of having extraordinarily delicate bones, liable ...Read Review
By Myla Goldberg -
Lillian Preston is a woman driven to capture her unique world vision through the lens of her camera. In 1953, the seventeen-year old abandons ...Read Review
By Rachel Hauck -
While suspended from the New York City Police Department for assaulting a drug dealer and leaving the scene with the dealer’s abused ...Read Review
By Audrey Reimann -
In 1940s Scotland, Flora Macdonald meets sailor Andrew Stewart when she is on the run from a reform school, having been put there ...Read Review
By Marius Gabriel -
In Paris on the eve of the Nazi invasion, the Ritz Hotel is the center of life for the rich and famous and ...Read Review
By Louisa Morgan -
In 1947, Barrie Anne Blythe loves living on her farm in the Pacific Northwest, tending to her garden. Her family has long held an ...Read Review
By Jeffrey L Staley -
Gum Moon, Cantonese for ‘Golden Gate,’ indicates the setting for most of this illuminating novel about the slavery of Chinese girls in San ...Read Review
By Rosie Archer -
Hampshire 1939. World War II has started, and three young girls are about to have their worlds turned upside-down. Rainey and her mother are ...Read Review
By Jennifer Chiaverini -
Beginning in 1929, Resistance Women follows the life of Mildred Fish Harnack, an American literary scholar married to the brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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